For many, India is about Caste, Cows and Curry— a phrase first used by Rajiv Malhotra, to portray misunderstood and misinterpreted socioeconomic issues as judged by the western world. For California, caste is a confusing gift that keeps on giving. First, it was the California Department of Education (CDE) tryst…

Teachers should stop using the word Aryan in class, and instead just refer to Indic people. There is no Aryan race or ethnic group, nor any Aryan Invasion, according to:

  • the Vedas and the Bhagvad Gita
  • the California Department of Education, and
  • the U.S Federal court system.
Map of Ancient India (Aryavrata). Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

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The description below from British museum website captures the issue well about the Swastika symbol:

Swastika (Sanskrit svástika) is an ancient symbol of good luck used by many cultures from c. 3000 BC onwards. It remains widely used in India and as a religious symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism…

Happy Diwali! Today we celebrate victory of virtue over vice, and embrace a new beginning! A quick introduction as I begin this blog — these are my opinions as an ordinary citizen with no particular authority, like Sanjaya, who narrated the Bhagvad Gita and spoke thus in the concluding verse:

yatra yogEshvaraḥ kṛisḥnO yatra pArtO danur-daraḥ

tatra shrI vijayo bhUtir dhruvA nItir matirmama

Where the best controlled minds (yogEshwara) that demonstrate the highest values provide governance (symbolized by Krishna), Where dutiful citizens are vigilant (symbolized by the bow wielding Arjuna)…

…There thrives prosperity, victory, stability and justice, in my opinion.

matirmama, or my opinion, with due respects to Guruji’s opinion (video).


matirmama means ‘my opinion’ in Sanskrit. My opinions to influence open minds — together we drive the highest values.

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